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Horffles - Les PatisseriesHorffles from Les Patisseries – 2 scoops of vanilla ice cream, Horlicks powder, Horlicks sauce, toasted candied almond, fresh berries. Whilst the slightly sour waffle had a gentle crisp and the nuts certainly were welcome guests, the late-blooming vanilla ice cream only revealed its tuition teacher-encouraged potential late in the game with some help from the Horlicks sauce and powder, and the sour berries looked like they would boost outreach and awareness but ultimately made as much sense and justified their invites as much as a snail along Lorong Mambong. 3.4/5

P.S. This felt noticeably different from back when they were in Toa Payoh. Hmmmm.


Les Patisseries
222 Upper Thomson Road
Singapore S574354

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Shawn began documenting his food experiences since he started reading Law at the National University of Singapore. Initially he turned to food for solace from the rigours of university life, and food eventually became his safe haven away from the horrors of legal practice. However, it dawned on him one day that he has become sufficiently enlightened about the magic of discovering new and good food, and that it was time to share his findings with others. Instead of aligning himself with the vast sea of vanilla foodie influencer-style of writing, which would admittedly open more doors in terms of free meals and public relations love, Shawn decided to approach food writing by way of satirical humour, turning the don't-ya-wanna-eat-what-I'm-eating-cuz-I'm-a-public-figure self-importance/self-indulgent gravitas of Instagram foodie-ism in Singapore on its head and conveying his thoughts about food in a manner which is decidedly obscure at times and on others, frankly nonsensical. The rigours of legal practice and desire for a form of indulgent escape led to Shawn's second passion - experiencing and writing about new and luxury hotel properties. Secret Life of Fatbacks is an extension of Shawn's Instagram account (@Larvitar). For intellectual property reasons, he is unable to name the website anything related to the titular Pokémon character. Feel free to ask him in person what "Fatbacks" refers to. Shawn is not a professional critic, blogger or photographer. He is simply a guy who loves food and luxury hotels very much and (likes to think that he has) a quirky sense of humor. Shawn is presently a full-time lawyer, and when he is not premature ageing due to stress and vicious deadlines, he is somewhere spending an exorbitant amount of money trying out new dining places and hotels.

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